December 19, 2011
New study shows that people often misrepresent how much media they consume.
The short answer: not very well. That’s the subject of my first post over at the Washington Post’s polling blog, Behind the Numbers. It features this graph from Lynn Vavreck and Michael LaCour. See the post for more.
There’s a reason the Founders enshrined the press as the one profession specifically protected in the Bill of Rights.
A new documentary tells the real story of the right’s attack on ACORN and what it portended.
Some thoughts on election prediction accountability
John Sides is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University.